I was just curious as to if I could still potentially apply for a green card and what steps would I need to do to begin this process?
First, it is important to understand that every fact can have a big impact on an immigration case. As a result, it is difficult to give you a 100% certain answer. For example, if you have criminal convictions in the U.S., you should speak with an immigration attorney because this can impact your ability to adjust status.
With that being said, if you are married to a United States citizen, you may be eligible to adjust your status to that of a Legal Permanent Resident and get your green card. If you entered the U.S. with a visa, you may not have to return to your country to adjust your status. If you are going to adjust your status, it is a good idea to speak with an immigration attorney before you file any documents to ensure that you are eligible. You will need to file a few immigration documents and go to a scheduled interview with your spouse. If all goes as planned, you may obtain a green card with conditions on it. You may also get work authorization if there are not problems.
I suggest that you speak with an immigration attorney to ensure that you understand the options that you have and any risks associated with filing immigration documents.
Oftentimes this is possible, but there are a lot of potential pitfalls. I represent too many people in removal proceedings who have tried to file Form I-485, sometimes with assistance of notarios or attorneys unfamiliar with immigration law, and had those forms denied. Those people were then issued Notices to Appear in Immigration Court to initiate removal (deportation) proceedings. Please consult a reputable and experienced immigration attorney.
I agree with he other attorneys. IF you are still in a valid marriage and you entered legally, you are eligible to file. Many other factors ( such as criminal history) will be relevant which you should discuss with an immigration attorney
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